Postmenopausal women who reported 5 hours or less of sleep per night had increased rates of low bone mineral density (BMD) and osteoporosis, according to research from JBMR.
New research from BMC Geriatrics reinforces the importance of pain management and exercise for osteoporotic patients.
The diagnostic capability of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) to assess vertebral marrow changes in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis has been confirmed by a prospective study published in La radiologia medica and it may be a safer alternative to DEXA.
A prospective study published in Menopause has found that postmenopausal women who consume the equivalent of more than two 12-oz servings of soft drinks per day are at a significantly higher risk of hip fracture than postmenopausal women who drink less than one serving a day.
A meta-regression of published trials has concluded that larger improvements in bone mineral density (BMD) via dual‐energy X‐ray absorptiometry (DXA) are associated with greater reductions in fracture risk.
Salivary calcium might be an indicator of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, according to a prospective study in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.
The findings from a recent study indicate that physicians who prescribe vitamin D to prevent falls in older women may want to reconsider the practice.
New research explored whether eating more fruit and vegetables per day could decrease risk of fractures.
New research aimed to determine whether the association between bisphosphonates and survival is mediated by a reduction in rate of bone loss.
A meta-analysis explores whether vitamin K should be recommended to postmenopausal or osteoporotic patients.